The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: Ranking & Review

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Edinburg
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United States
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World
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16142153
Top 13%

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%80%81%
Applicants10,5404,6095,931
Admissions8,4833,6664,817
Enrolled undergraduates4,5042,0052,499
Enrolled total (including graduate students)27,80911,94915,860

12,741 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,124 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,066
Percent of students submitting SAT scores46%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
525
Math
510

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,360
Percent of students submitting ACT scores75%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
18
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,035$29,995
Off-campus$20,983$30,943
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,986 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,308 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,119$16,079
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,468$1,468
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$367$782
Tuition for Full-time graduates$5,550$13,020
Fees for full-time graduates$1,169$1,169
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$417$832

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5851415731
Health Professions and Related Programs4682551724
Biological and Biomedical Sciences40620426
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service38415399
Education3759384
Psychology33129360
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies27916295
Engineering25428282
Public Administration and Social Service Professions108153261
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies18217199
Visual and Performing Arts17216188
Social Sciences1605165
English Language and Literature & Letters12725152
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12320143
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6756123
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8121102
Mathematics and Statistics582179
History57360
Physical Sciences47552
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2525
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields91322
Natural Resources and Conservation2121
Philosophy and Religious Studies1111
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies88
Legal Professions and Studies77
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences55
Grand Total3,9751,234155,224

A total of 3,975 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,249 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%39%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 64%

General info

Alternative namesUniversity of Texas Rio Grande Valley
UTRGV
UT Rio Grande Valley
Founded2013
MottoDisciplina Praesidium Civitatis
Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, gray, green, navy
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,405
Instructional FTE1,236
Research FTE46
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.utrgv.edu
Address1201 W University Dr
Edinburg, Texas, 78539-2999
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population99,000
Phone9566652011
Fax+1 (956) 381 2150

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